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good morning, america. the deadly firefight. new details on that ambush in niger. what our soldiers stumbled into and why they knew something was wrong. president trump staying mum on the mission. >> mr. president, did you authorize the mission in niger? >> as senate leaders look for answers about our troops in the region. >> i felt that we're not getting a sufficient amount of information. >> meanwhile, the white house standing its ground over the controversy over the president's call too one of the fallen soldier's families. connected by a killer. in a tampa neighborhood, three people shot and killed. police saying one person is responsible. >> she was targeted by this animal out there. >> and the urgent search this morning for the person in this surveillance video. bombshell allegations. more women coming forward.
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the new claims against fallen hollywood titan harvey weinstein adding their voices to the growing allegations of sexual harassment and even assault. and why one new case this morning could lead to criminal charges against one of the most powerful men in hollywood history. and superstar's secret battle. ed sheeran opening up. the personal fight he has faced for a year. ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ >> the singer revealing the problem he's kept hidden and the reason he's been out of the public spotlight. hey, good morning, everybody. as questions and controversy swirl around the deaths of those four american soldiers in the african country of niger, there will be a funeral today for the 25-year-old sergeant la david johnson. >> yeah, overnight in south florida hundreds of people
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including friends, family and just complete strangers, they all showed up for a public viewing. sergeant johnson, he leaves behind two children and a pregnant wife. >> incredibly sad. meanwhile, this morning we're learning more about the ambush in which sergeant johnson and his three fellow soldiers were killed back on october 4th in a country where many americans didn't even know we had military forces. >> there have been conflicting reports from the military as to what happened there and general mattis went to capitol hill to brief senator john mccain demanding more information and comes amid a fresh war of words from the white house and a congresswoman who listened in on the phone call between the president and sergeant johnson's wife. >> lots to talk about and we begin with david wright at the white house. >> reporter: good morning. we are learning a lot more about that deadly ambush. it took place 17 days ago. some democrats are already calling it trump's benghazi, but there's still ray lot we don't know. >> mr. president did you authorize the mission in niger?
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>> thank you all very much. >> reporter: president trump has been uncharacteristically tight-lipped about the tragic mission that cost the lives of four american soldiers, three of them green berets. lawmakers on capitol hill want answers. senator john mccain threatened to use subpoenas to get them. on friday defense secretary james mattis showed up in person to brief mccain. >> i felt we're not getting a sufficient amount of information and we are clearing a lot of that up now. >> reporter: here's what we know about the attack. it took place october 4th near the village of tongo tongo. the u.s. soldiers accompanying nigerian troops. they met with a village elder and during that meeting, the soldiers had an inkling of danger. the hair on the back of their neck stood up after two motorcycles raced out of the village. the intelligence official tells us the troops felt like the elder was trying to stall them.
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sure enough, armed fighters soon hit them with everything from the woods on both sides of the road, small arms, vehicle-mounted weapons, even mortars. the u.s. team wasn't expecting combat. their vehicles unarmored. they had no u.s. air support and french aircraft didn't get there until a half hour into the firefight. to date the president has not said a thing about the mission itself. instead, the conversation this week unraveled over how best to honor fallen troops and console their families with white house chief of staff general john kelly ultimately stepping in to smack down a florida congresswoman who listened to the president's call to a grieving widow. kelly is a gold star father himself. on friday the white house press secretary went so far as to suggest that kelly should have the last word on the matter. >> if you want to get into a
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debate with a four-star marine general, i think that that's something highly inappropriate. >> reporter: the president called him an elegant man adding that he's doing a fantastic job. >> he was so offended that a woman would be -- that somebody would be listening to that call. he was -- he actually couldn't believe it. >> reporter: bottom line, we still do not have a complete picture about what happened in niger. the pentagon is conducting an investigation with the fbi's help, and the senate armed services under john mccain is likely to hold hearings, dan and paula. >> yeah, a whole lot of questions. i also wanted to ask something else, david. stormer strategist steve bannon was speaking overnight at the california gop convention. he had some pretty strong words aimed at former president george w. bush. can you tell us about that? >> reporter: that's right. bannon was appearing at the california gop convention and he took a swipe at bush after bush took a veiled swipe at him in a speech that he gave in houston on thursday. here's what bannon said.
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>> president bush to me embarrassed himself. his speech writer wrote a highfalutin speech. it's clear he didn't understand anything he was talking about just like it was when he was president of the united states. [ applause ] i want to apologize up front to any of the bush folks outside in this audience, okay, because there's not been a more destructive presidency than george bush's. >> reporter: not shy about speaking his mind, steve bannon. he has been making the rounds ahead of the midterm elections and he calls himself trump's outside wing man. dan and paula. >> david, thank you very much. let's bring in abc news political contributor kristen soltis anderson. ksa, good morning. >> good morning. >> so, let's start with bannon's comments overnight. do you think he's counterpunching with some sort of tacit approval from inside the white house from trump himself, and does the speech from former president bush in which he made some veiled jabs
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at president trump, does that speech represent a serious political problem for the white house? >> i don't think that president george w. bush's speech presents a problem for the white house insofar as the republican party is trump's party. the world view that george w. bush and donald trump have about what america should be doing globally, the role we should play around the world, they're very different. george w. bush's policy is not the same as trump's kind of america first mantra, so it's not a surprise that these two men have very different world views. but what is different is that you've got a crowd of republicans cheering someone insulting a former -- the most recent former republican president and the room is applauding. it's almost as if steve bannon could have been saying the same things about obama. you would expect that kind of red meat would get that reaction. here he's talking about someone within the party. that to me is what is really astonishing about the moment. >> the political discourse and in-fighting is astonishing. hang with me i want to rank you
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a long question. the sparring between trump, his chief of staff john kelly and congresswoman wilson, so kelly asserted this week that congresswoman wilson bragged about securing money for a florida fbi building during an 2015 speech but video surfaced of that speech and she did no such thing. now, the white house wants this entire story line to go away including the phone call to the family of fallen soldier la david johnson. but how is that really going to happen? >> so, it may be the case that the white house wants the story to go away. i'm not convinced that the president does. in part think about where we were a little over a year ago, you had a gold star family criticizing donald trump on a partisan stage and donald trump seemed to relish that fight. even as everyone around him told him, don't go after a gold star family. this isn't going to be a good look. and i think he feels that, look, he waged these battles on the campaign. he became president, so here is a partisan adversary, a congresswoman from the other party, let's go after her with all we've got.
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the white house may want this to go away, focus back on tax reform but i'm not convinced the president himself does. >> interesting insight as always. kristen soltis anderson, thank you very much. we appreciate it. we do want to share a programming note here about an exclusive abc news interview. senator john mccain will be paying a visit to "the view" monday at 11:00 eastern on abc. >> as most people know his daughter is now co-hosting the "view" and it is her birthday monday. >> a connection there. >> just a little bit. we move on to a story in tampa. a terrifying story. three fatally shot in separate locates, and police believe there's a single gunman to plame. >> three separate locations but all in the same neighborhood and police are hoping this surveillance video can stop a killer. abc's maggie rulli is on the story for us this morning. maggie, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan and paula, police are desperate for clues and right now say they have no suspect, no obvious motive and no idea what could be next. this morning, the urgent search for a killer who police sigh is
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terrorizing a florida neighborhood. is terrorizing a florida neighborhood. three people gunned down within the last two weeks. >> please speak up because you don't know if it's going to happen to you. >> reporter: the parents of the latest victim anthony naiboa sobbing overcome with grief authorities struggling to make sense of these heinous crimes. >> you look at the time frame, the proximity, that there is no apparent motive, that they are alone, our victims are alone at the time. it's clear to me they're all linked. >> reporter: according to tampa police 20-year-old naiboa a had autism returning home from work when he found himself on the wrong bus in the wrong neighborhood. >> he was like don't worry, i'll be home quick. and i said okay. he's like, i promise. all right. i didn't hear from him after that. >> reporter: it's the third murder in two weeks in this seminole heights neighborhood.
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naiboa was killed and then 22-year-old benjamin mitchell was killed at a bus stop around 9:00 p.m. the second homicide came less than a week later, 32-year-old monica hoffa, her bed found by tampa police on october 13th killed two days earlier. >> she was completely innocent and was targeted by this animal out there. >> reporter: police releasing this surveillance video showing the possible witness walking near where the first shooting happened. police do not want residents to feel like they're being held hostage by whoever is doing it and urging people to turn on their porch lights and to get outside? >> it's easier said than done. >> yeah. >> it's got to be terrifying. maggie, great to have you. thank you. we want to move to the scandal growing over harvey weinstein. >> two more women coming forward with serious allegations. abc's eva pilgrim has the story. >> reporter: good morning. those accusations against weinstein stretch back three decades, some so long ago they're outside the window of time to bring charges.
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but now police in l.a. are investigating a new possible case within the statute of limitations. rape accusations that could lead to criminal charges here in the u.s. for harvey weinstein. this morning two more women have come forward accusing media mogul harvey weinstein of sexual assault. >> her greatest regret is opening that door. but she had no idea what was coming. >> reporter: an unnamed italian actress now speaking out through her attorney saying that in february 2013, four years ago, weinstein bullied his way into her hotel room where he sexually assaulted her. the 38-year-old said to have shared her story with lapd detectives this week prompting a criminal investigation. >> the state of california before 2017 had a ten-year statute of limitation. her claim falls within that ten-year period. >> reporter: it was an emotional
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moment for former actress heather kerr also speaking out with her attorney saying weinstein forced her to touch him in an office in 1989 and that she would have to sleep with him if she wanted to land roles. >> he told me that this was how things worked in hollywood and that all of the actresses that had made it had made it this way. not long after that i quit acting. >> reporter: that may be the way that it was. it is not the way it will be in the future because harvey, you and others like you are done. >> reporter: this coming after weinstein's statement denying any allegations of nonconsensual sex. the two women joining the dozens of others who have already come forward, the list including some of hollywood's biggest stars. weinstein, once a powerful powerhouse producer has now been kicked out of the academy,
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fired from the company he helped build and aside from l.a., police in london are developing a claim by a woman who accused him of sexual inappropriate behavior. we are hearing of other women still planning to come forward. the big question, will he face any criminal consequences for this behavior? in l.a. you have ten years to press charges for a rape. there is no time limit for rape in new york or in london. >> interesting. >> that will be interesting how it plays out. >> it keeps going. eva, thank you very much. a lot of other news and for that, as always, we kick it over to dr. ron claiborne. good morning, sir. >> dr. dan, good morning to you and dr. paula. >> i have a doctorate now. >> good morning to you. good morning, everyone. we're going to begin with breaking news from germany where four people were injured in a knife attack in munich overnight. authorities say they have detained someone after the suspect first fled on a bicycle also adding they do not have a motive at this time. none of the injuries said to be life-threatening. in washington president
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trump signing an executive order allowing the military to re-call as many as a thousand pilots to active duty after financial incentives and bonus programs failed to bring in new recruits under john mccain called the pilot shortage a full-blown crisis. it's been at the forefront of the war on isis. in egypt oreos of a deadly shoot-out and the associated press saying 55 law enforcement officers were killed on a raid. the death toll could still rise and it happened about 84 miles jo out side the egyptian capital. in los angeles a judge tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who said she developed ovarian cancer from using johnson & johnson products containing talcum powder. the judge ordered a new trial citing errors and jury misconduct in the proceeding that ended two months ago. the judge said there was no evidence johnson & johnson acted with malice in making the award that the jury composed
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excessive. in puerto rico no strategy fearic balloons are delivering internet access where cell phone towers were knocked out. alphabet launching what is called project loon. the balloons making it possible for some many at&t customers on the island to access texts and e-mail with limited access to the web. the company has been cleared to send as many as 30 balloons to that devastated island. and finally, we may have uncovered the secret that led the houston astros to beat the yankees friday night forcing a do or die game seven tonight. orange and blue rosaries. yes. it's possible. annunciation church across the street from minute maid park said it cannot keep up with the demand for those rosaries calling the win last night an act of divine providence. i'm going to quote something the great football player jimmy
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brown once said. i'm paraphrasing. he said god has a lot more to do than influence the outcome a >> i did not see that coming. >> that's a throwback. >> how are you feeling because i know you and rob were -- >> i feel confident. if i may speak for him. we'll win -- the yankees will win on our behalf tonight. >> you were up late last night. you'll be up late again tonight. >> may the best team win. >> the yankees. >> are the red sox still in it? >> oh! >> let's get it over to rob. what's happe we all know that god is a yankee
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fan. houston strong, but go yanks. the weather will be great there. we have a disturbance in parts of the rocks into the plains. this is the time. year we get a severe weather season. big hail and winds and tornadoes in central and eastern oklahoma late in the day and tonight. as the trough dies down, we have red flag warnings and excessive heat warnings for the southern california. we're looking for temperatures to rise in the 90s and triple digit heat winds gusting to 50 miles per hour critical fire danger monday and tuesday, as well. we'll be watching that carefully. that's a check on what's going on nationally. here's the local forecast. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, i'm meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. mainly clear conditions, high,
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thin clouds expected this afternoon and once again on sunday. otherwise, comfortable and warm, that's the call from accuweather this weekend. mostly sunny, 77 today. for sunday, sun and clouds, high of 74. monday is dry for the eagles redskins, monday night football game up to 77 rain for tuesday, 71. little bit, right? get out there and take a look at the trees. >> are you confident about game seven tonight? >> the answer is the yankees will win. what else -- could we be more direct than that? come on. >> wow! >> simple. >> don't mess with ron's yankees. >> you know, let's keep it on the sports tip here. neither my red sox nor the oakland a's will be heading to the world series this month. but the a's in particular, they are winners nonetheless. >> the team stepped up big time after learning a fan
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lost all his memorabilia. adrienne is here with another another and maybe another mc hammer reference? >> i'll time-out on that. >> no too legit to quit reference. ♪ too legit >> wait. let's talk about this family. this fan part of the smith family from santa rosa lost everything. and one thing that was dear to them, the backyard where loren would pretend to be an oakland a's player and lost his extend tiff baseball collection but the pros pitching in in a major way. 9-year-old loren smith and his family lost everything to the wildfires. today they're getting something back. >> this is my game one jersey. >> reporter: loren's handwritten letter describing how sad he was to lose his baseball collection making its way to the oakland athletics. a's player bruce maxwell giving him the jersey off his whack. >> this my man, this is for you. >> thank you. >> you're very welcome. >> reporter: the a's generosity
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sm spurring on the baseball community to give bick. >> i think it was a rickey henderson right here. >> i remember i had one. >> you had one like that? >> reporter: the a's gave him a mountain of memorabilia donated by fans and teams across the country. did you ever think this would happen? >> no, i never thought at first. i knew -- i thought the a's would never get it. >> reporter: he is sharing his loot with his little league friends who also lost things in the fire. >> i'm trying to get it back for him. >> we want to pay it forward and share it with everybody and share the love that's come through. >> reporter: they lost their home but still have hope after the a's hit it out of the park. and loren has also received season tickets to the oakland a's next year. he'll throw out the first pitch at a game as well. >> love the baseball community stepping up. >> a regular star. >> there are some things way more important. >> the yankees didn't send him anything. in they may recruit him though,
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a pleantd good morning to to a pleasant good morning to you, 8:27 a.m. firefighters rescued an elderly man and his dog from a burning home. both rushed to the hospital in critical condition. the cause of the fire is under investigation. temperatures are not feeling very fall like,
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meteorologist chris sowers is not outside, he's inside with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. good morning, chris. >> reporter: good morning to you, gray, it's chilly this morning, but by afternoon, 77 degrees under a mostly sunny sky. tomorrow, sun and clouds, 74. monday increasing clouds, high of 77. everything is dry for the eagles redskins game. that will change monday night and through the day on tuesday, rain at times. >> thank you for the update. "action news" is back at 9:00 a.m. back to good morning america. make it a great day.
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welcome back to "gma" on a saturday morning. happening right now that deadly firefight, questions and controversy swirling around the deaths of four american soldiers in the african country of niger. lawmakers demanding answers from the white house as new details come out about that deadly mission and a fresh round of sniping between the white house and the congresswoman from florida who listened in on the phone call between president trump and the family of one of the fallen soldiers. also right now, a halloween warning. doctors are sounding the alarm on the dangers of using those decorative contact lenses. the american academy of ophthalmology say the colorful lenses could lead to eye ulcers, abrasions and even blindness and stargazers, we want you to keep your eyes in the sky this weekend.
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rob, help me with the pronouncer. is this the orionoid -- >> the meteors. >> see. anyway, it is hitting its peak this weekend. the shooting stars are fragments from as rob just mentioned haley's comet. astronomers say the best viewing is between midnight and dawn and nasa says you'll be able to see it anywhere you are on planet earth if you're watching from planet earth and you might see up to 10 to 15. >> if you're not, you won't. >> 10 to 15 an hour. >> your options are limited if -- >> if you're not watching from planet earth and you're viewing us right now, congratulations. >> and we come in peace. >> and we want to say thank you for joining us. a new study for you parents out there about smart watches. we start here about a superstar opening up about his substance abuse. >> ed heironimus is talking about his recent battle and how
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he's taken control of his life and marci gonzalez has more. good morning. >> reporter: hi, paula and dan. the famous musician who also recently postponed some tour dates after a bike accident revealing that personal struggle on a british talk show sharing what led up to it and how he got back on track. ♪ >> reporter: ed sheeran is known for pouring his heart out into his chart-topping singles. ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ >> reporter: but now "the shape of you" crooner is -- ♪ the bar is where i go >> reporter: -- opening up about his battle with substance abuse on an episode of "the jonathan ross show" that airs tonight. fame took a toll on his life. i didn't adjust, he says on the program according to people because i was constantly working on tour and all the pitfalls that people read about, i just found myself slipping into all of them mostly like substance abuse. ♪ maybe we found love right where we are ♪ >> he's sending a message to other people who might be
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struggling with their own substance use that you don't have to hide from this and you can recover. >> reporter: the 26-year-old brit says he didn't notice he had a problem until people around him brought it to his attention. it just started gradually happening. it all starts off as a party and then you're doing it on your own and it's not so that was a wake-up call. the grammy winner saying the substance abuse factored into his year-long hiatus from social media, his phone and media explaining to his fans i find myself seeing myself through a screen and not my eyes. >> i think it's a wonderful thing he took that time away because he knew what he needed. >> reporter: sheeran shares he focused on his music during his recovery and worked my whole life to where i am. you can't lose that over something you do in your spare time. and he credits his girlfriend cherry seaborn with helping him explaining he balances him out and living together has grounded him. dan and paula faris.
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>> she's from "game of thrones," right? >> makes a lot of sense. >> isn't she? i think so. marci, thank you very much for that report this morning. >> thank you, marci. let's get it back to rob marciano. >> his name is rob. >> our resident red sox fan over the -- what. >> oh, man. >> oh, wow. >> not cool, man. not cool. >> a little flustered after that one. thanks. it always comes back to the red sox.sugar bush, vermont, close o boston, but not really. [laughter]. peak foliage right now. it's a beautiful fall weekend if you're out to take a look, get out and enjoy. super typhoon, 150-mile an hour winds like as strong as a category four. it will get close to japan and tokyo. this atmospheric river continues to line up storms, some of this can be old tie phones that --
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typhoons that come in as wind storms across the northwest. big waves where they had the eagle creek fire. rainfall expected across the pacific northwest. as that storm dies in the plains, we could see reign it's beneficial getting into the ohio rir -- river valley and into the northeast. that's a look at the national, it's time for the local forecast. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, i'm meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. we take a look at the satellite and radar the system rob was taking about, that arrives on tuesday, 77 today, 74 tomorrow. rain for tuesday. >> world peace. >> i feel like there's not going to be peace when we hit a commercial break. >> do you want to issue a
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clarification for me too? do you want to issue the clarification? >> yes, okay, so ed sheeran's girlfriend is not in "game of thrones." >> yeah, sorry, that was my bad. not great with pop culture. >> that's okay. we'll have more at the end. >> ed sheeran, however, was in "game of thrones." >> he's not a red sox fan. he is a yankees fan. they beat the houston astros. >> that is a bigger correction. >> i get a very distinct mischievous thrill throwing you for a loop. >> thank you for that. i do support the people of boston. >> boston strong. >> all right. we're now getting into weird space. coming up on "gma" speaking of loops, the hyperloop and the maim major step that promises you getting from d.c. to new york in a half hour. neiman-marcus revealed its holiday wish list. wait till you see the price tag coming up in "pop." vibrant skin and healthy nails. so my future self will thank me.
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when you're a double-dipping like steve sweeney, it's important to maintain a certain... lifestyle. that's why sweeney spent over a hundred grand of his campaign funds on high-priced meals and other gifts. we're talking fine cigars, fancy watches, pricey restaurants, and expensive wines - all to charm the type of folks who helped him raise your taxes 145 times. too many in south jersey are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us. coming up in pop. i love this idea. imagine getting from new york city to d.c. in 29 minutes, that's the promise, the promise of elon musk's hyperloop 1. >> and the project now appears to be moving forward. get it? >> i got it. >> really fast. >> that would require you being faster than the speed of sound.
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600 -- 757 miles an hour. >> you're kidding. >> in a pneumatic tube. fantasy. maybe not. musk is taking the first steps towards building that supersonic transit system. he's starting in maryland. this morning, tech billionaire elon musk may be one step closer to revolutionizing the way we travel. >> we waited a long time for what's the next thing, and i believe we're seeing the next thing come into existence right here in maryland. >> the maryland department of transportation confirming to abc news that it's issuing musk and his tunneling firm the boring company a conditional utility permit to dig a 10.3-mile hyperloop tum that would run beneath a portion of the baltimore-washington parkway, the first step in the
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high-speed transit system known as hyperloop. he says it can propel passengers traveling in these pneumatic tubes at around 800 miles an hour and go from washington to new york city with stops in baltimore and philly in just 29 minutes. maryland governor larry hogan already touring the tunnel site. >> i think it's coming to maryland and it's going to go from baltimore to washington. so get ready. >> reporter: musk is not only digging the tunnel on the east coast. he is also going underground in los angeles hoping to build a super future subterranean highway to reduce traffic there. in september he announced plans for a rocket that could fly passengers around the world in less than half an hour. some unanswered questions, one of which paula put to me about construction costs, when it will happen, funding and how much it will cost altogether. musk handling that he'll have more to say when he makes a formal announcement in about a month. experts say this superhighway dream of his is technologically feasible but it will be as you can imagine super expensive. >> what about the rocket that
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takes you around -- any pricing on that one. >> not yet on that one. >> rockets aren't cheap. >> save your nickels and dimes. >> okay. >> i just want to call you rocket man. >> okay. >> free association here. coming up on "gma" -- >> it's free. it's free. >> keep her away from twitter, everybody. >> nobody knows the words rocket man. >> not rocket boy. coming up on "gma," we're looking at smart watches and the question, are they snatch for kids? a new warning for parents coming up after the break. ♪ ♪ so many americans struggle with finances. starting today, state farm is here to help. giving us all the chance to simply sit down and learn. visit or talk to an agent. see any stars out there?
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about privacy and abc's tech contributor becky worley joins us with more. hey, becky, good morning. >> good morning, dan. >> there's a new report that says some of these have lax security and could impact your child's privacy. how so? >> right, the report looked at four different of these children's tracker watches. it was done by the norwegian consumer council and a european security firm. they found hackers could access a child's location, see their personal info, and in some cases they could listen in on the kid through the watch's microphone. >> so i imagine this is only going to build on the backlash against devices that use mikes and also collect personal data. >> yeah, that's definitely gotten parents' attention. but i think it's important to say it's not that security experts think hackers are lined up to target kids, but these watches promise security and safety, so when it comes to kids, they need to be extra locked down. add to it the survey found some of the companies collect data
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and one said they sold it to marketers. >> i have a little kid. many of the folks on the set here have little kids. what are the main factors we should take into consideration here? >> listen, in some cases this may make perfect sense for your family situation but on the whole i'm just not a fan. for one they tell your kids, you will be tracked at all times. big mother is training them for big brother. secondly, kids and parents need separation. it's a natural part of growing up. kids need to understand that gradual expansion of freedom. we don't need digital unbill cam cords. finally for work i tested these watches with my kids. they have phone capabilities and they called me 27 times in one hour. that might pass, but, yeah, no. >> all right. becky, we appreciate you checking these things out forrer. thank you very much. have a great saturday. >> bye, becky. >> paula says good-bye. "pop news" is coming up next on "gma." think of the happiest things.
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♪ "good morning america" is brought to you by abreva. heal your cold sore fast. >> well, she's already -- >> invoking. >> -- singing mc hammer twice so i don't know where this will go. "pop news," adrienne bankert. >> i have something better for you. >> oh, my gosh. >> let's start here. two kings of comedy coming together for one big night. former "daily show" host jon stewart interrupting jimmy kimmel during his monologue during "jimmy kimmel live." >> pop and lox. we rock it. >> it's what we do. >> i feel like mc hammer is appropriate after that little monologue. >> taking it back old school. stewart also talking about the night of too many stars, a fund-raiser that benefits autism. he returns to filming in l.a. next week. are you having trouble
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thinking about the perfect gift for your loved ones as the holiday weekend season approaches. not to worry, neiman-marcus has expensive solutions. yours and mine rolls-royces. the convertibles, one in blue, one in red custom finishes only 885,000 bucks for two. >> someone will do it too. >> oh, you better believe it. if you feel like dishing out more, how about throwing a new year's eve party at the knicker bocker in new york city for 300 people. $1.6 million. a party at that hotel. half goes to -- no, 80,000 of it, i apologize, 80,000 goes to charity. >> the rest goes to the knicker bocker hotel. feeling more low key -- >> nice. >> you want to try this trip for four to the champagne region of france at $150,000. >> from neiman-marcus. >> it's from neiman's. >> they're into the car business. i wonder if they sell that rolls at the outlet store.
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that gorgeous gown worn by melania on inauguration right has a new home. >> at the smithsonian, visitors will have a chance to see this gown on display by herve pierre. they hope the dress serves as a legacy in washington. >> that's a beautiful gown. >> politics aside, stunning. kfc, my favorite part, for decades talking about making its chicken with 11 -- 11 herbs and spices. one twitter user noticed something on the handle. he tweeted that kfc follows 11 people, five spice girls and six guys named herb. 11 herbs and spices. time to process this. >> what are the 11 herbs and spices? >> o. so here's the funny thing. it's all the spice girls and then some famous herbs including herb alpert, the trumpet player, the head coach of santa clara university, basketball coach and an l.a. city councilman, actually the l.a. city council president herb saying in
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the last 24 hours the dodgers qualified for the world series and i'm a part of kfc's original recipe, friday feeling. >> you know what we need right now? >> a bucket of chicken. >> a big bucket of chicken. >> we love you but that was a big -- herb alpert, by the way, is great. absolutely. we got to go. we'll see you tomorrow. > i'm gp next on "action news," saturday morning at 9:00. the united states attorney general is in philadelphia talking to police officers from around the country glrnlt -- around the country. plus imagine getting from l.a. to new york in a matter of minutes, all those stories next on "action news" saturday
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is saturday, october 21. i'm gray hall. here's a look at the stories we're working on right now on "action news."
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fire crews rescue a man and his dog from their burning home overnight. new information on the ambush that killed four americans in niger. were there signs something was wrong. attorney general jeff sessions in philadelphia. those stories in a moment, but outside we go to meteorologist chris sowers. i see the sun behind you. >> reporter: we are expecting a full day of sunshine and warm temperatures especially for october standards. it was mig but warm this morning, however, take a look at the morning lows around the region. the poconos, 36. pottstown, 38. allentown, 40. trenton, 44. dover, 47. philadelphia just a degree under 50 degrees. now you're up to 58. with the sunshine we're seeing terms are responding nicely. millville, 44 you're up to 58, as well. atlantic city, beach haven 58. dover, 56. cape


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